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nalini mohabir

 

Nalini Mohabir

PhD Geography (University of Leeds, UK), Dr. Nalini Mohabir is an Instructor at the Institute for Gender and Development Studies at The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus. Her areas of specialization include Historical Geographies, Caribbean Studies, South Asian Studies, Postcolonial Studies, indentureship, return migration, decolonization, diaspora, citizenship and belonging. Her research focuses on the last return of ex-indentured labourers from Guyana back to India. She teaches on the themes of philosophy and gender, and feminist theoretical frameworks.

Areas of Specialization

  • caribbean studies
  • postcolonial studies
  • decolonization
  • diaspora, citizenship and belonging

Recent publications

Women and Return Journeys: From Guyana to India and Back, MaComère: The Journal of the Association of Caribbean Women Writers and Scholars, Volume 12, Number 2 Fall 2010
http://www.macomerejournal.com/issues/012.html

An Interview with Roshini Kempadoo, exPLUSultra: The Postgraduate Ejournal of the WUN International Network in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, Volume Two December 2010

http://explusultra.wun.ac.uk/index.php/extra/test/13

Ruined: From Spectacle to Action (Rebecca Ashworth and Nalini Mohabir), exPLUSultra: The Postgraduate Ejournal of the WUN International Network in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, Volume Two December 2010

http://explusultra.wun.ac.uk/images/issue2/Ruined.pdf

Recent articles include

Reviewing the Reviews: .Responding to Sex and Gender in The Sly Company of People Who Care ( Nalini Mohabir and Vidyaratha Kissoon), sx salon, a small axe literary platform (August 2012)

http://smallaxe.net/wordpress3/discussions/2012/08/31/reviewing-the-reviews/

Three Image-Makers Envision Home, Of Note Magazine, (special issue on Guyana), New York, 2012
http://www.ofnotemagazine.org/2012/04/01/guyana-envisioning-home/

Contact Information:

E-mail: nalini.mohabir@sta.uwi.edu | Tel/ext: (868) 662-2002 ext. 83566

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses: